Penny started dancing when she was 3 and at age 11 went on to study dance professionally at the Arts Educational Schools in Tring & London. She has qualifications in the Royal Academy of Dancing, the International Dance Teachers Association & the Imperial Society of the Teachers of Dance, & has danced with The London Festival Ballet Company. Penny set up her own dance school in 1979 and has been teaching ballet, tap and modern for over 40 years. Today she only teaches some of the very young children's classes and runs the School.
Principal of the Penny Waterman School of Dance